23 May 2013
Diesel clean up in Port Melbourne
EPA Victoria is currently investigating the source of diesel between The Boulevard and Plumber Street, Port Melbourne.
22 May 2013
EPA and Vic Police swoop on Gippsland Waste Service Companies
EPA and Vic Pol in joint raid on Gippsland area waste service operators as part of ongoing investigations into alleged breaches against both the Environment Protection Act and Crimes Act.
2 May 2013
EPA calls for correct industrial waste disposal
Businesses in the north west are reminded by EPA Victoria of their environmental responsibilities when it comes to the correct disposal of industrial waste.
29 Apr 2013
EPA issues air quality alert for Brooklyn
EPA advises schools, councils and businesses in the Brooklyn area of likely poor air quality on Tuesday, 29 April 2013, particularly in the morning between 7am and 10am, clearing to good in the afternoon. The Bureau of Meteorology forecasts light winds which may cause pollution to accumulate in the local area during the morning.
29 Apr 2013
Latrobe River catchment water quality report
EPA, in conjunction with the Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management (CAPIM), investigated two potential sources of pollution – chemical run off to waterways from potato farming and plantation forestry. This publication reports EPA’s findings from the investigation.
26 Apr 2013
EPA investigates Stony Creek foam
EPA Victoria is investigating a foam pollution incident in Stony Creek, West Footscray in Melbourne’s west to track pollution to its source and identify those responsible.
24 Apr 2013
EPA calls for effluent pond awareness ahead of winter
Gippsland farmers are being reminded by EPA Victoria of their environmental responsibilities for managing dairy effluent ponds ahead of winter.
24 Apr 2013
EPA issues wood heater caution
With winter fast approaching, EPA Victoria has advised homeowners on measures to reduce smoke from their wood heaters and avoid becoming a neighbourhood nuisance.
22 Apr 2013
Nuplex ordered to pay over Wangaratta spill
Nuplex Industries (Aust) Pty Ltd has been ordered to pay $160,000 towards four environmental projects after pleading guilty in Wangaratta Magistrates’ Court to an air pollution charge brought by EPA Victoria.